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Our Doctors

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STEVEN KIRKHAM, MD
Marion and Delaware

Dr. Kirkham received his undergraduate degree from Miami University and then received his medical degree from The Ohio State University in 1991. He remained at Ohio State at the William H. Havener Eye Center for Ophthalmology training and came to Marion in 1995.

He was board certified in 1996. Dr. Kirkham’s special areas of interest include specialized cataract surgery, premium lens implants and astigmatism correction, medical and laser treatment of diabetes and glaucoma.

Professional Information: 

College: Miami University, Oxford, OH 

Major: Bachelor of Science in Zoology 
Medical School: Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 

Internship: Mount Carmel Medical Center, Columbus, OH  
Residency: Ohio State University, Department of Ophthalmology, William H. Havener

Eye Institute, Columbus, OH

Areas of Interest:

  • Advanced and premium cataract surgery including astigmatism correction and

         bifocal/multifocal lens implants

  • Medical and laser treatment of glaucoma

  • Medical and laser treatment of diabetic eye disease

Certifications:

American Board of Ophthalmology (1997-present)

 

Contact Information:
740-389-5418 (office) 
kirkham@marioneyecenter.com

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NICHOLAS MOORE, MD
Marion and Delaware

Dr. Moore received his undergraduate degree from Miami University in 2011 graduating with Summa Cum Laude distinction. He went on to earn his medical degree from Wright State University in 2015 where he graduated at the top of his class and was elected into Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. He completed his Ophthalmology training at Indiana University School of Medicine and served as the chief teaching resident until 2019 after which he joined the Marion Eye Center.

Professional Information: 

College: Miami University, Oxford, OH 

Major: Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology 
Medical School: Wright State University, Dayton, OH 

Internship: Indiana University Methodist Transitional Program, Indianapolis, IN  
Residency: Indiana University School of Medicine, Department of Ophthalmology, Indianapolis, IN

Areas of Interest:

  • Premium cataract surgery including astigmatism correction and bifocal/multifocal lens implants

  • Medical and laser treatment of diabetic eye disease

  • Medical and laser treatment of glaucoma

  • Dry eye evaluation and management 

Certifications:

American Board of Ophthalmology (2020-present)

 

Contact Information:
740-389-5418 (office)

moore@marioneyecenter.com

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John Kroger, MD
Marion and Delaware

Dr. Kroger received his undergraduate degree from Ohio State University in 2012 graduating with a degree in Biological Sciences. He obtained his medical degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine in 2017. He then completed his Ophthalmology training at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. He returned to Ohio to complete a fellowship in Cornea and External Disease at the Ohio State University and came on to join Marion and Delaware Eye Centers in 2022. 

Professional Information: 

College: The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
Medical School: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH
Residency: Ophthalmology, SUNY Downstate Brooklyn, NY
Fellowship: Cornea and External Disease, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

Areas of Interest:

  • Advanced Cataract Surgery and Implants

  • Corneal Disease and Surgical Management 

  • Glaucoma, Diabetes, Macular Degeneration

  • Dry Eye Disease

Certifications:

American Board of Ophthalmology (2022-present)

 

Contact Information:
740-389-5418 (office)

kroger@marioneyecenter.com

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DEANNA STEVENS, MD
Marion

Dr. Stevens received her undergraduate degree from the University of Dayton in 1995 and her medical degree from The Ohio State University in 1999. During her training, she received the Honors Award in Ophthalmology as well as Letters of Commendation in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics. Dr. Stevens’ areas of special interest include cataract and glaucoma care as

well as pediatric eye disease.

Professional Information: 

College: University of Dayton, Dayton, OH 

Major: Electrical Engineering 
Medical School: Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 

Internship: Mount Carmel Medical Center, Columbus, OH  
Residency: Ohio State University, Department of Ophthalmology, William H. Havener Eye Institute, Columbus, OH 

Areas of Interest:

  • Pediatric ophthalmology

  • Neurologic problems affecting the eye (neuro-ophthalmology)

  • Medical and laser treatment of glaucoma

  • Medical and laser treatment of diabetic eye disease

Certifications:

American Board of Ophthalmology (2005-present)

 

Contact Information:
740-389-5418 (office)

stevens@marioneyecenter.com

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FILMORE RIEGO, MD
Marion 

Dr. Riego received his Ophthalmology training at Temple University in Philadephia, PA.

He has been a practicing, board-certified, medical and surgical ophthalmologist in Marion for the past 30 years and joined Marion Eye Center’s group in April 2002. Dr. Riego entered into partial retirement in 2022 and is continuing to help with patient care a few days each month when his expertise is needed. 

Professional Information: 

College:  University of the Philippines, Quezon City, Philippines

Major:  Pre-Medicine, Bachelor of Science
Medical School: University of the East, Memorial Medical Center, Quezon City, Philippines

Internship:  University of the East, Memorial Medical Center, Quezon City, Philippines
Residency: Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

Areas of Interest:

  • Eyelid plastic surgery

  • Medical and laser treatment of glaucoma

  • Pediatric ophthalmology

Certifications:

American Board of Ophthalmology (1979-present)

 

Contact Information:
740-389-5418 (office)

riego@marioneyecenter.com